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Report Year of Publication 2016

Trends of inequality in access to schooling in Nigeria

Authors Mezger, D.Cora

Nigeria has long faced the challenge of enabling all children access to education. Yet estimates of the number of primary school-aged children that are out of school differ significantly. This EDOREN report addresses this question by using data... More

Report Year of Publication 2016

The female teacher trainee scholarship scheme: Operational research study for UNICEF Girls Education Project Phase 3 (GEP3)

This EDOREN report assesses to what extent the Female Teacher Trainee Scholarship Scheme (FTTSS) has been able to fulfil its objective of improving the share of female teachers in rural schools. The FTTSS provides scholarships to women in rural... More

Report Year of Publication 2016

Managing primary teachers in Kaduna and Katsina states

This EDOREN report sets out to address how effectively teachers are managed in public primary schools in Kaduna and Katsina. The appropriate management of primary school teachers is key to improving the quality of Nigeria’s basic education. The... More

Report Year of Publication 2016

Education data from Nigeria's national household surveys

Authors Mezger, D.Cora

Good data is essential for evaluating progress in education and national household surveys offer estimates of selected education outcomes over time at national, zonal and even state level. However, surveys are not always comparable. To assess the... More

Report Year of Publication 2016

Can education markets work for the poor?

This EDOREN report provides a review of the ‘Making Markets Work for the Poor’ (M4P) approach used for the Developing Effective Private Education in Nigeria (DEEPEN) Programme. The core objectives of this review are to:

1.Assess how... More

Conference Paper Year of Publication 2015

Financing Education: Opportunities for Global Action

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2015

Aid to Education in Nigeria

This EDOREN note is about aid to education in Nigeria from 2000. It summarises aid levels and trends to the extent that the data allow drawing primarily on OECD-DAC sources. It highlights the modesty of aid relative to both educational need and... More

Report Year of Publication 2015

Developing Effective Private Education in Nigeria (DEEPEN) Evaluation Framework and Plan

The report begins by introducing our approach to the evaluation framework and plan, which draws on evaluation guidelines, principles and standards of the Department for International Development (DFID) and Organisation for Economic Co-operation... More

Report Year of Publication 2014

Teacher Development Programme (TDP) Evaluation Framework and Plan

This document sets out the proposed framework and plan for the evaluation of the Teacher Development Programme (TDP). Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and implemented by Mott MacDonald, the TDP seeks to improve... More

Report Year of Publication 2014

Female Teacher Trainee Scholarship Scheme (FTTSS) Database and Tracker Survey

In order to facilitate the effective monitoring of the Female Teacher Trainee Scholarship Scheme (FTTSS), EDOREN (Education Data Research and Evaluation in Nigeria) has created a database that records relevant facts about awardees’ background,... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2015

Teacher Numbers: Improving teacher effectiveness by employing sufficient teachers

This policy brief addresses one of the three main teacher policy challenges – teacher numbers, teacher competency and teacher management. It is based on a synthesis of evidence on major issues facing teachers in Nigeria’s basic education sector,... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2015 EDOREN publication

Teacher Management: Improving teacher effectiveness through better management and support

This policy brief addresses one of the three main teacher policy challenges – teacher numbers, teacher competency and teacher management. It is based on a synthesis of evidence on major issues facing teachers in Nigeria’s basic education sector,... More

Report Year of Publication 2014 EDOREN publication

Issues of educational access, quality, equity and impact in Nigeria: The EDOREN review of literature on basic education

This literature review examines the findings of empirical studies from between 2000 and 2013 that relate to factors affecting educational access, quality, equity and impact in basic education. It also considers related grey literature and policy... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2011

FACTORS INHIBITING THE EFFECTIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF SCIENCE – A FOCUS ON LAGOS STATE SCHOOLS

Science teachers and their ideas and beliefs may play a major role in science education reform since science teachers’ ideas and beliefs often lead to actions and these actions ultimately impact on students. This investigation was focused on Lagos... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

ANALYSING THE INFLUENCE OF ‘TELEMATICS’ ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN ANAMBRA STATE

Educational and instructional television programmes are vital to academic achievement. The success of any instructional programme will depend on the instructor's skill in encoding symbols that are meaningful to the audience and on their skill in... More
Conference Paper Year of Publication 2015

Training teachers and gender equality in Nigeria: Reflections on measurement and policy

How to measure and track gender inequalities in education, identify interventions for equality, and evaluate and monitor these is central to much contemporary debate in policy and academic circles. It is widely acknowledged that we are into a second... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

Impact of divorce on academic performance of senior secondary students in Ilorin metropolis, Kwara state

The study was designed to look at the impact of divorce on academic performance of senior secondary students in Ilorin metropolis kwara state. The study adopted a survey method of research. Purposive and simple random sampling techniques were used... More
Conference Proceedings Year of Publication 2014

Principals and Parents Partnership for Sustainable Quality Assurance in Nigerian Secondary Schools

The paper examines the universal purpose and relevance of education in human capital development. It also highlights and discusses the thematic areas of quality assurance in relation to the trend, issues and challenges in the provision of secondary... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

Efficacy of Interactive Whiteboard on Psychomotor Skills Achievement of Students in Isometric and Orthographic Projection

This paper discusses importance of technology education and evidences of declining performance of junior secondary school students in basic technology subject. Potentials on interactive whiteboard (IWB) as one of the new technologies to meet the... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

Classroom Management Styles of Primary School Teachers in Rivers State: A Concern for Effective Pupils’ Control and Learning

The paper examined the classroom management styles of teachers in the primary schools in Rivers state, Nigeria, with the aim of effectively handling pupils’ behavioural problems. A sample size of one thousand (1000) primary school teachers were... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

Access and attrition of female students in secondary schools in Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

The study investigated access of female students to secondary education and the completion rate of those that were enrolled in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). It also determined the factors responsible for the attrition of female students with... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

The Impact of Teacher Errors on Senior Students’ Understanding of Concept Respiration, in Awka, Anambra State

The study investigated how teachers’ conceptual errors influenced secondary school students understanding of concept of respiration. The sample comprised 40 out of 72 biology teachers and 432 out of 2049 biology students drawn from 10 secondary... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

The Causes of Poor Performance in Mathematics among Public Senior Secondary School Students in Azare Metropolis of Bauchi State, Nigeria

This study investigated the causes of poor performance in mathematics among public senior secondary schools students in Azare metropolis of Bauchi state, Nigeria. The study sample was 361 in which 300 were students and 61 teachers which were... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2015

TOWARDS A PRAGMATIC SYSTEM OF EDUCATION: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF NIGERIA 6-3-3-4 AND CHINESE 9-3-4 SYSTEM

This paper takes a look at the comparison of the educational policies of two countries: the educational systems in Nigeria and China. The challenges and problems encountered in implementing the national policy in Nigeria and the way out. Using the... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

Analyzing Relationship between Teachers’ Competencies and Basic Education Management -- A Nigerian Perspective

The study was designed to assess the relationship between teachers competencies and basic education management in Nigeria and make recommendations for improvement. Competencies involve managerial skills that are necessary for effective... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

Teachers’ Perceptions and Attitudes towards Retirement in Secondary Schools: An Analytical Study

This study was designed to determine teachers’ perceptions and attitudes towards retirement in Secondary School in Rivers State, Nigeria. The study adopted descriptive survey design because; survey information has been accepted as a useful tool in... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

ICT Access and the Nigerian Teacher: A Literature Review

Nigeria’s National Policy on ICT’s main objective is to create a conducive environment for rapid expansion of ICT networks and services that are accessible to all at reasonable costs while its policy statement is to ensure the country’s effective... More
Conference Proceedings Year of Publication 2014

A comparative study of mathematics education (ME) beliefs among mathematics curriculum leaders (MCLs) in English and Nigerian schools

Authors Juwe, S.
The beliefs of MCLs in England and Nigeria have received limited research attention despite their relevance to school mathematics. This paper reports part of a study that compared the espoused ME and leadership beliefs of MCLs in Nigeria and England... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

School Libraries: tool for implementing Primary School Curriculum in Nigeria

The National Policy on Education (Nigeria, 2004) recognized the need for libraries in primary schools as a tool for supporting the curriculum thereby achieving its objectives. There has been a shift from repetition or rote learning to the modern way... More
Conference Proceedings Year of Publication 2014

Influence of Teachers, Profesional Qualification and Area of Specialization on the Implimentation of Environmental Education Curriculum in Cross River State - Nigeria

The main purpose of this study was to examine teacher’s qualification; Area of specialization and the implementation of the environmental education curriculum in Cross River State, Nigeria. Two hypotheses were formulated to guide the study: Teachers... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

A Comparative Study of the Implementation of Pre-Primary Education Policy in Nigeria and Cameroon

The study was carried out in Nigeria and Cameroon to compare the implementation of pre-primary education in both countries. A descriptive survey research design was used for the study. The population comprised preprimary school teachers and head... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

Socio-Economic Development and the Girl-Child Education: a Look at Jos North Local Government, Plateau State

The problem of the girl child education in Jos North Local Government Area has some socio-economic aspects. One of the factors which have militated against women‟s equality in education is the traditional belief that “a women‟s place is in the... More
Report Year of Publication 2004

HIV/AIDS and the Education Sector in Nigeria : review of policy and research documents

This literature review on HIV/AIDS and education in Nigeria has been undertaken in preparation for a regional workshop on “Education Research Response to HIV/AIDS” scheduled for Bamako in June 2004. The aim of the workshop is to identify research... More
Government Report Year of Publication 2014

Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey 2013

This report summarises the findings of the 2013 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), implemented by the National Population Commission (NPC). ICF International provided financial and technical assistance for the survey through the USAID-... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

PERCEIVED ADEQUACY OF BUSINESS STUDIES TEACHERS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF UPPER BASIC EDUCATION BUSINESS STUDIES CURRICULUM IN NIGERIA

Authors Okorie, O.; B.E., O.
The study surveys the adequacy of business studies teachers for the implementation of the upper basic education business studies curriculum in Ebonyi State. Two research questions and one null hypothesis tested at 0.05 level of significance guided... More
Conference Proceedings Year of Publication 2014

AN ASSESSMENT OF IMPLEMENTATION OF NATIONAL COMPUTER EDUCATION CURRICULUM IN NIGERIAN PRIMARY SCHOOLS

This study assessed the implementation of national computer education curriculum in Nigeria primary schools. Data were collected by means of 4 points Likert Scale questionnaire from 200 primary school computer teachers (116 males and 84 females) in... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

Education and Prosperity through Technology - Case of Virtual Education Limited, Nigeria

The case of education in Nigeria can be likened to a seed that falls among thorns on the soil, such that when it germinates and continues to grow, the growth is abnormal to the extent that it cannot bear good fruits. Since the advent of western... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

Repositioning Teacher Education in Nigeria for Sustainable National Development

This paper examines teacher education in Nigeria as a catalyst for sustainable national development as a result of its position as the trainer of manpower who in turn utilize the human and material resources for the transformation and development of... More
Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2005

Teachers Code of Conduct

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2007

Education Reform Act

Authors Nigeria, F.R.O.